Sunday, Earth Day, in New York City a woman throws a lit cigarette right in front of Trendy as she is coming out of St. Patrick’s.
In Thailand, “We want laypeople to recognize Lent as an opportunity to be closer with God. This year we have an anti-smoking campaign,” said Bishop Banchong. “Smoking is a danger to people who are near to smokers.”
Think outside the Butt, go gratis to the smoker and then say grazie for their kind act. See ButtsOut.
A waiter could have grazie’d a ButtsOut imprinted with the restaurant name to this flip flopper. Thousands of impressions would have been made.
“The fine for throwing a lit cigarette from a vehicle in Washington is $1,025.”
April 12, 2007
50 pound fine for throwing smoking-related litter in Falkirk, Scotland
March 2007, BBC
95% of Cigarette Butts are not biodegradeable and they are harmful —
The filter of a cigarette is made of cellulose acetate (plastic). The “butt” part of the cigarette contains a toxic residue. see cigarette butt litter
2003 Land & Underwater U.S. Cleanups – TOP TEN ITEMS
DEBRIS ITEMS TOTAL NUMBER PERCENT OF TOTAL
1. Cigarette Butts, Cigarette Filters